Spicy Apple Cake

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Appears in
The Complete Guide to Traditional Jewish Cooking

By Marlena Spieler

Published 2016

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Apfelkuchen is a cake which is favoured by German and Eastern European Jews. Enjoy it for tea, or serve at a happy event. Hundreds of German cakes and desserts include this versatile fruit. This moist and spicy Apfelkuchen can be found on the menu of Konditoreien, coffee and tea houses, everywhere.


  • 115 g/4 oz/1 cup plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 115


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Grease and line a 23cm/9in round springform tin (pan).
  2. Sift the flours, baking powder and spices together in a bowl. Toss the chopped cooking apple in 30